BBC South Asia

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BBC South Asia
Owned by British Broadcasting Corporation
Language English
Broadcast area South Asia

BBC South Asia is an English-language South Asian-based television news channel, featuring South Asian news and aimed at viewers in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. [1] [2] [3]


A division of the BBC, its competitor is CNN International South Asia and some other English-based national and international news channels.

The channel's timings are in Dhaka for Bangladeshi viewers, Islamabad for Pakistani viewers and New Delhi for Indian viewers.

BBC South Asia stations are in the capital of some South Asian cities.

It also broadcasts some popular programs from the London-based BBC.


  1. ^ "BBC South Asia on the radio". BBC World Service. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "BBC World News South Asia". Lyng Sat.Com. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "BBC WS South Asia". Tune In.Com. Retrieved 6 September 2013. 

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